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Dr. Joan Peppard

Dr. Joan Peppard
President of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (eahp) / Chief Pharmacist in Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore.
Dublin, Ireland

Biography

Joan Peppard is President of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists and Chief Pharmacist in Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore, Co Offaly, Ireland. With a keen interest in the growth and development of hospital pharmacy and a strong commitment to excellence in patient care, Joan has served in a leadership capacity on a number of key committees in Ireland at local, regional and national level.
Joan was President of the Hospital Pharmacists Association Ireland from 2004 - 2006 and again in 2011 - 2012, She participated in national negotiations on the reform of Hospital Pharmacy resulting in significant outcomes including the agreed report on the Reform of Hospital Pharmacy in Ireland in 2011.
In 2006 Joan proposed the establishment of an annual clinical skills course for Hospital Pharmacists which came to fruition in subsequent years. She also created the post of antimicrobial pharmacist in MRHT and on its evident success, sought to have the role of hospital antimicrobial pharmacist established at national level.
At EAHP level Joan is involved in the implementation plan for the European Statements of Hospital Pharmacy, the new survey on Hospital Pharmacy and is a member of the Steering Committee developing the opportunity for a common training framework for hospital pharmacy training in Europe